COVID-19 in Ontario: less than 2,200 new cases and 30 deaths
Toronto-Ontario has reported fewer than 2,200 new cases of COVID-19 infection, which marks the number of daily cases for the entire week stayed below 3,000.
On Sunday, an increase of 2,199 boxes was an increase of 2,584 boxes over Saturday.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed by Ontario laboratories to 509,316, of which 474,175 recovered and 8,485 died. Health officials said that at least 30 of these deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.
Currently, there are 26,656 active cases of the new coronavirus in the province. The 7-day average of the number of reported cases was 2,430. A week ago, the number was 3,120.
The Ministry of Health stated that 33,142 tests have been conducted since yesterday, and the COVID-19 positive rate in Ontario is 6.8%.
At the same time, the number of overnight COVID-19 hospitalizations has dropped sharply. According to data provided by the province, the number of patients hospitalized for the disease has decreased by 254.
Of the 1,292 remaining patients in the hospital, 785 are in intensive care-this number has been high in the past few weeks.
Where are the new COVID-19 cases?
Most of the cases reported by the province on Sunday were found in Toronto (633), Peel Region (547) and York Region (172).
The Durham area (143) and Hamilton (129) also recorded triple-digit cases.
Ontario is accepting housing orders across the province, which are due to expire on June 2.
The latest information on the COVID-19 variants of concern
In the past 24 hours, the province has confirmed 1,498 COVID-19 variants, namely B.1.1.7.
There are now 107,541 strains of this strain, which was first discovered in Ontario, England.
Another 130 cases of P.1 (Brazilian variety) were recorded, bringing the total to 1,983.
At least 52 other B.1.351 (South African variant) infections were also found, bringing the total number of cases to 677.
Ontario has not reported how many cases of the B.1.617 variant originally discovered in India.
A spokesperson for Public Health Ontario (PHO) told CP24 that the province will No large-scale screening tools have been developed to detect variants easily and quicklyAccording to officials, they now know about 45 cases across the province.
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The numbers used in this story can be found in the Ontario Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Daily epidemiological summary. The number of cases in any city or region may be slightly different from the number of cases reported by the province, because local units report the numbers at different times.